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By Caitlin Hendee, Denver Business Journal | September 4, 2015

Denver Business JournalNinth grader Hayden stares ahead confidently as he describes the inner workings of a molecule and sums up why a plant grows. Hayden is a student at the Denver School of Science and Technology — a public charter school in Denver’s Stapleton neighborhood — and wants to be a lawyer one day. Along with 20 other students, he is already getting a picture of what that might look like during a job-shadow tour of Encana Corporation’s downtown Denver offices.